Nancy “Nance” Martin

AUTHOR:  JC Knowles (edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter) Nancy “Nance” Adams Martin, the daughter of businessman and ship owner Silas Martin and his wife, Margaret Crawford Martin, took ill and died while at sea with her father. In 1857, Silas took...

Samuel A’Court Ashe

SUBMITTED BY:  JC Knowles (edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter) Samuel A’Court Ashe was born on September 13, 1840 at Wrightsville Sound, near Wilmington, North Carolina. His parents were William Shepperd Ashe and Sarah Ann Green. During his youth, Ashe lived on...

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